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#95. The Virgin of Guadalupe (Virgen de Guadalupe). Miguel González. c. 1698 CE. Based on original Virgin of Guadalupe. Basilica of Guadalupe, Mexico City. 16th century CE. Oil on canvas on wood, inlaid with mother-of-pearl.

December 14, 2018

Art Historical Background Before understanding religious imagery you have to first understand the religion’s doctrine and secondly understand the historical context in which the image was…